Family Camp

New in 2017, Summer Meltdown is organizing a special camp for families with kids! This campground will be shady, tent-only camping near the Kids Zone, and space is limited. Register for Family Camp so that we can save you and your little ones a spot!
Registration is free – but keep in mind that everyone must have a Meltdown Pass, or be young enough not to need one.

Register for Family Camp!

The Kids Zone

The Summer Meltdown Kids Zone is the place to play, create, share ideas and make new friends! You will find hula-hoops, play-dough, sand, bubbles, face-painting, dress-up, derby car races, a lemonade stand and much more! We offer several daily arts and crafts activities and a variety of workshops at every turn. Come make a gift for a loved one. Participate in group art. Create your own costume at our costume center! Come with a song, a story, a dance, or a special talent. Show it off and teach a friend.

Every child adds something different and wonderful to the festival and we are here to celebrate diversity, talent, beauty and to discover what we can do together! Our goal is to provide a nurturing environment where art, music, and imagination can flow freely and in turn create pathways to improving the world around us.

In addition to all the above and below, we host the Little Seahorse Music Academy, which brings in music instructors to work with the kids.

Parents please note: This is not a day care. Children must be supervised by a parent or adult while playing in the kids area. We also provide “family camping” with quiet hours. Please be aware, however, that the entire grounds are open air with late night music, and while you may be in family camp you may still hear those who are not!

Here is a sampling of what will be happening in the Summer Meltdown Kids zone this year!

• The Kids Parade •

On the last day of our long weekend we put our costumes on, grab our music makers, and sing and dance our way through the forest campgrounds. The kids parade is always a sight to see!

Outdoor Games •

Meet new friends while playing outdoor games! This year we will have a fun run and a bean bag toss competition.

The Science of Bubbles •

Squares and circles! Small and huge! We make bubbles of all kinds. Come play with our little scientists.

Music Makers

Shake rattle boom bing bang bong! We make music all day long!

Fairy Homes

A favorite take home from our time in the woods is building Fairy and Gnome homes! These sweet keepsakes will remind you of our second home, Summer Meltdown.

Snow Cones

Come get your snow cones! After a hot morning at the river come enjoy a snow cone for a donation in the kids area.

Derby Cars

One of our favorite activities is painting and building derby cars. On Sunday we will have the derby car drag race!

Costume Making

Big and tall or short and small, everyone is welcome to make costumes! Decorate your fabulous self!

Scavenger Treasure Hunt

Young and old love to treasure hunt! Come join the search for fun things and hidden clues.